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Manufactured Fear Drives Needless Regulations

Proudscott Wrote: Sep 25, 2012 11:49 AM
Excellent point Dio, also I wonder why they support the production of ethanol which is a zero sum gain at best since it burns more energy in its creation and transportation then it saves. This is not to mention the fact that electric cars, while cleaner burning than gas cars, as a whole ae greater polluters because more coal has to be burned to create the electricity to run them. Coal burning is worse for the environment than gas fumes but that matters little tot he EPA. All they want is control
David70 Wrote: Sep 26, 2012 8:33 AM
Ethanol production raises food prices & is government subsidized (picking losers) which means tax payers pay the enthanol producers to make it then are forced to use it even though it is less energy producing than gasoline & harms older engines.
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